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RAFFERTY, James V. 93, of Cambridge, Nov. 24,2012. Beloved husband of 55 years to Ellen B. (Clarke). Father of Rev. Thomas Rafferty of Swampscott and Nahant, James Rafferty and his wife Cathleen and Katherine Rafferty; grandfather of Kelly and Michael Rafferty, all of Cambridge. Predeceased by his son Michael. Brother of Madeline Hanafin of Arlington. Also predeceased by his twin brother Thomas and his sisters Nancy Cronin and Betty McCusker. Funeral from the Brown & Hickey Funeral Home, 36 Trapelo Rd., BELMONT Thursday at 9 am. Funeral Mass in St. Peter's Church 100 Concord Ave., Cambridge at 10 am. Relatives and friends kindly invited. Visiting hours Wednesday 3-8pm. Interment Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Arlington. In lieu of flowers please send donations in James' memory to the Medical Missionaries of Mary, 179 Highland Ave., Somerville, MA 02143. Retired Captain, Cambridge Fire Department; Cambridge High & Latin graduate, Class of 1936; longtime member Society of St. Vincent de Paul; Former president, Men's Guild of the Medical Missionaries of Mary. World War II Veteran, U.S. Coast Guard. Online guestbook www.brownandhickey.com Brown & Hickey Funeral Home 617-484-2534 617-547-1500

Published in The Boston Globe on Nov. 26, 2012
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